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parley - conference (between opponents); CF. speak
tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
stupor - state of being stupefied; state of apathy; daze; lack of awareness
abridge - condense or shorten
condescend - (derog.) bestow courtesies with a superior air; descend to the level of one considered inferior
terminal - part that forms the end; railroad or bus station; ADJ. forming an end; ending in death; fatal; Ex. terminal cancer
projectile - missile; fired or thrown object (such as stone or bullet)
ellipsis - omission of words from a text; mark used to indicate an omission (when the meaning can be understood without them); PL. ellipses
evocative - tending to call up (emotions, memories)
acrophobia - fear of heights